Saksenaea vasiformis

Sak·sen·a·ea vas·i·for·mis

(saks'ĕ-nē'ă vas'i-fōr'mis),
A fungal species that cause mucormycosis. This species is notable for the proportion of cases with subcutaneous infection, rather than pulmonary or paranasal sinus disease, more typical manifestations of mucormycosis.

Sak·sen·ae·a vas·i·for·mis

(sak-sen-ē'ă vā-si-fōr'mis)
One of the fungal species that cause zygomycosis; associated with localized bone and soft tissue infection, usually acquired as a result of traumatic injury.
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Molecular diagnosis of Saksenaea vasiformis cutaneous infection after scorpion sting in an immunocompetent adolescent.
Simple method of inducing sporulation by Apophysomyces elegans and Saksenaea vasiformis. J Clin Microbiol.
Other fungi occasionally isolated include Mycocladus (Absidia) corymbifera, Rhizomucor pusillus, Apophysomyces elegans, Saksenaea vasiformis, Mucor species, and Cunninghamella bertholletiae.
Examples of bacteria cultured from patients are Escherichia coli, Serratia marcescens, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Eikenella corrodens, Saksenaea vasiformis, Neisseria meningitidis, and Haemophilus apnropilus.
Apophysomyces elegans was isolated in four cases, Saksenaea vasiformis in one and Absidia corymbifera in one.
Zygomycosis in a tattoo caused by Saksenaea vasiformis. J Dermatol 1986; 27 107-11.
Primary cutaneous zygomycosis due to Saksenaea vasiformis and Apophysomyces elegans.
Saksenaea vasiformis, isolated from soil in India and described by Saksena in 1953, was reported to cause human infection for the first time by Ajello et al.
A patient with cutaneous zygomycosis due to Saksenaea vasiformis. Infect Dis Clin Pract.